Articles Written by Amy Lamare

Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles based writer covering business, technology, entertainment, philanthropy, and pop culture. She spent 8 1/2 years covering the entertainment industry for www.hsx.com. She has written for Los Angeles Magazine, Your Tango, Thinknum Media, and various airline magazines. Follow her on Facebook. Amy's favorite self-made billionaire is Sara Blakely.


13 Billionaires Joined The Giving Pledge In 2020

13 Billionaires Joined The Giving Pledge In 2020

04 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Thirteen people joined The Giving Pledge in 2020 and have pledged to give away at least half their fortunes in their lifetimes. That's a lot of money doing a lot of good and I think we can all agree we need more good in this world.

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The 5 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In The U.S. Right Now

The 5 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In The U.S. Right Now

03 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The median house price in the U.S. is $263,000. However, the five houses on this list cost far, far, far more. In fact, the cheapest comes in at the just reduced price of $115 million. Below are the five most expensive homes for sale in the U.S. right now.

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Billionaire Roundup: Ho Ho Ho Holiday Edition

Billionaire Roundup: Ho Ho Ho Holiday Edition

31 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Christmas is going to look different for many of us this year. Here's one last Billionaire Roundup for 2020.

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Legendary 150-Year-Old Texas Ranch Hits The Market For $192.2 Million

Legendary 150-Year-Old Texas Ranch Hits The Market For $192.2 Million

30 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

For just $192.5 million, you can own a piece of Texas history. The 150-year-old, 142,000-acre 6666 Ranch has hit the market for the first time.

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How The Hartonos Became The Fourth-Richest Family In Asia

How The Hartonos Became The Fourth-Richest Family In Asia

29 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

We're running down the richest families in Asia to round out 2020. Today, we're taking a look at the fourth-richest family in Asia – the Hartono family. Their combined $31.3 billion net worth is derived from Djarum, a clove cigarette manufacturer.

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Walt Disney's Grandson Fighting Courts And Twin For His Inheritance

Walt Disney's Grandson Fighting Courts And Twin For His Inheritance

28 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Bradford Lund is the 50-year-old grandson of Walt Disney. He's been fighting for his $200 million inheritance for 15 years while his twin sister and trustees of the estate have been claiming he has Down syndrome.

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Larry Ellison Leaves California And Its High Taxes Behind, Moves To His Hawaiian Island

Larry Ellison Leaves California And Its High Taxes Behind, Moves To His Hawaiian Island

28 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Larry Ellison bought 98% of the Hawaiian island of Lanai in 2010. Now, he's leaving his posh California estate behind and moving to Hawaii. He is making his primary residence on Lanai.

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Ken Griffin Sells Miami Beach Penthouses At A Loss

Ken Griffin Sells Miami Beach Penthouses At A Loss

27 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Hedge fund billionaire and real estate aficionado Ken Griffin is selling two Miami Beach penthouses in the super exclusive Faena House development. He bought the townhouses five years ago and recently sold them at a loss of 20%.

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How The Lees Became The Fifth-Richest Family In Asia

How The Lees Became The Fifth-Richest Family In Asia

27 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

We're running down the richest families in Asia to round out 2020. Today, we're taking a look at the fifth-richest family in Asia: the Lee family.

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Former Teacher Becomes Billionaire Liquid Detergent Mogul

Former Teacher Becomes Billionaire Liquid Detergent Mogul

26 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Two decades ago, Pan Dong was a teacher at a university in China. Today, she's one of the richest women in China, thanks to liquid detergent.

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